Category Archives: Announcements and News

NASBA Selects Nicola Neilon, CPA, as 2024-25 Vice Chair Nominee

SHARE: The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) is pleased to announce Nicola Neilon, CPA, of Reno, NV, has been selected as its vice chair nominee for 2024-25. Neilon’s selection comes following a meeting of NASBA’s Nominating Committee on Tuesday, May 7.  Neilon’s volunteer involvement with NASBA began in 2013. Since that time,…

Daniel J. Dustin Selected as Next President and CEO of NASBA

SHARE: The board of directors of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announced today that Daniel J. Dustin, CPA, has been selected to become NASBA’s next president and chief executive officer. Dustin holds extensive expertise in the areas of accounting regulation and Board of Accountancy operations. His tenure as president and CEO…

Innovative Program to Ease Attainment of CPA Education Requirement Gets Off to Quick Start

SHARE: A pilot program to help accounting graduates earn the required academic credits for CPA licensure is off to a quick start and has earned positive reviews in limited feedback so far from students and the accounting firms that employ them. Thirty-eight students are currently enrolled in the Experience, Learn & Earn (ELE) program, developed…

Make a Difference: Committee Interest

It is time to begin planning for NASBA’s 2024-25 committee cycle and we encourage you to volunteer your time, talent and abilities to NASBA by serving on a committee. Committee assignments for 2024-25 will be made by Vice Chair Maria Caldwell based on the information contained in the submitted forms. Even if you are currently…

NASBA and AICPA Approve Revisions to Continuing Professional Education Standards

SHARE: The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) have approved revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards), as well as the NASBA Fields of Study document. The Standards changes, which include additional options for virtual learning, are effective Jan. 1,…

NASBA Begins Search for New President and CEO

SHARE: The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has launched the national search for its next president and CEO. Resumes of qualified candidates will be accepted from now through January 5, 2024. The search was initiated in response to NASBA President and CEO Ken L. Bishop announcing his plans to retire from his…

NASBA CEO Announces Plans to Retire

SHARE: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 2, 2023) – Ken L. Bishop, President and CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), announced his plans to retire from his executive role with NASBA, effective July 31, 2024. Mr. Bishop made the formal announcement before the members of the U.S. Boards of Accountancy at its…

NASBA Announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors

SHARE: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2023) – The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announces members of its Board of Directors for 2023-2024. Members were installed during NASBA’s 116th Annual Meeting, held Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, in New York, NY. Stephanie M. Saunders, CPA, of Virginia Beach, VA, acceded to the office…

NASBA Presents Prestigious Awards to Three Leaders In Accounting

SHARE: NASHVILLE, TENN. (Oct. 31, 2023) – Theodore W. Long, Jr., CPA, Tyrone E. Dickerson, CPA, and Kent. A. Absec were honored on October 31, 2023, for their leadership and contributions to the accounting profession by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), during NASBA’s 116th Annual Meeting, in New York, NY. The…

Proposed Amendments to the UAA Model Rules

SHARE: As approved by the NASBA Board of Directors, we are releasing for a 60-day comment period, proposed revisions to the Uniform Accountancy Act’s Model Rules that pertain to peer review. These revisions were developed by the NASBA Peer Review Compliance Committee (PRCC), working with AICPA’s peer review staff, and reviewed and edited by the…